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By reid3rd
Written June 23, 2013
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Side effects.

By mlalbrittain
Written August 20, 2014
If I had read the reviews before we went to the show I probably wouldn't have gone. My husband and i both thought the first half was boring but OMG when I finally figuered out the plot, several times actually gasping, I thought the show was actually good.Katherine Zeta Jones played a different role than I've ever seen her play before. Jude Law was fantastic and Channing Tatum looked good and his wife had a great role. Depression is a horrible sickness and at first I thought I don't want to see this but I really did enjoy the final outcome and glad we went.
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Amazing

By The_Separator
Written November 22, 2013
Drugs and depression. Steven Soderbergh takes both head-on. Emily Taylor’s life is on the brink of total collapse after waiting for four years for her husband to get out of prison. Then she encounters Doctor Jonathan Banks. He tries his best to help her. There is copious drug use. Emily’s condition begins to improve, but then tragedy strikes, and it threatens to bring them down. The viewer envies the characters and their glamorous lives, even more so as they destroy themselves. The viewer needs to remind themself that these characters do not exist, and this is a fiction. In the end it is not drug use that is being criticized, but rather the avaricious soul-sucking void, the characters' needs to engulf their surroundings, and the sociopathic culture that made them this way Get more at getthebonesaw.blogspot.com
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Side Effect-an excellent Movie

By lexwindow
Written May 17, 2013
I read the movie reviews before I went to the theater, a secondary and cheap theater, only costing 1.5 dollar, haha. A deal for such an excellent movie. Overall the movie exceeded my expectation. I was late for the picture for half an hour. The movie is thought-provoking. I wish I was not late, and wanting to wait for the next round in this cheap theater. Jude Law is amazing in his role. Channing Tatum was impressive although his role is short. Catherine Zeta-Jones played masterfully. The whole story is thought provoking, and made me to watch it again. A memorable movie to go.
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Thought provoking

By Melonsky
Written July 02, 2013
I was pleasantly surprised because i had no expectations- definitely not your average storyline, so thumbs up to the screen writer. However easy spoiler alert, so if u are interested in seeing it DO NOT read further into my comments. Great casting though btw. -------------- It was funny how they took the idea of the flaw of the psychiatry/medical system and made a thriller out of it. It's funny how common it is how patients lie to doctors so that they would be diagnosed the way the patient wants.
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